I'd say at least a healthy grant.
You read the confidential report from the investigating committee?
I flipped through it.
I was very interested in the section on Arroway's video unit.
The one that recorded the static.
The fact that it recorded static isn't what interests me.
is that it recorded approximately 18 hours of it.
That is interesting, isn't it?
And you can see over there, we're building 45 brand new dishes.
That means when you put them together with all the radio telescopes
all over the world
we'll hear farther into space than anyone has ever heard before.
Are there other people out there in the universe?
That's a good question.
What do you think?
That's a good answer.
The important thing is that you all keep searching for your own answers.
One thing about the universe, though.
is a pretty big place.
It's bigger than anything
anyone has ever dreamed of before.
So if it's just us
it seems like an awful waste of space.